Make a Change – Make a Difference In Lives of Children with Autism

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly compassionate and creative individual for the position of Play Guide at our Play Centres in East Vancouver and New Westminster.

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society is a not-for-profit, federally registered charity, based in Lower Mainland of BC, Canada. Our mission is to enhance reciprocal social interaction, communication, imaginative play, and friendships between individuals on the autism spectrum and their typically developing peers. To meet this mandate, Friend 2 Friend provides a variety of unique and innovative programs such as our Autism Demystification Programs and the Friend 2 Friend – Integrated Play Groups® Programs to individuals ages 3 through 18 on the autism spectrum and related social, communication and play needs. 

The Opportunity

Would you like to work for an organization that truly cares about children, families and their team?  If so, this may be the place for you.  As a Play Guideyou will support the implementation of Integrated Play Groups programs at our Play Centre in East Vancouver.  This is a wonderful opportunity to work with both typically developing children as well as children on the autism spectrum.  Working directly with the Master Guide, you will assist in the set up of programs, aid in the creation of materials, provide scaffolding to players during the programs and create session notes.

What you bring

Bring your exceptional communication and people skills along with your customer service heart to our team.  If you have a bachelor’s degree or working towards a graduate degree in a related field such as psychology, speech and language, occupational therapy, BCBA and at least 1-3 years clinical experience working with children autism.

Successful candidates will have a current criminal record check and a current certificate in First Aid from an accredited organization.

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity send us an email including cover letter and resume prior to the closing date of March 1, 2016 tofriend2friend@shaw.ca 

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